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South Africa’s 2019 National Elections and the role of social media

Digital platforms have become an extension of our daily lives, especially in South Africa where there has been a significant growth in the use of social media. It makes sense then that for political parties to win constituencies at the polls, they need to win the social media race first.

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Leading brands in Africa compete for top social media spot

South African breakfast TV show Expresso and the weekly Top Billing show have both dethroned SuperSport to take first and second place on the Africa Brand Index, where they have both increased their score by five points and nine points respectively.

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Esmaré Weideman on Independence, Power, Monopoly and Africa

Undoubtedly the most influential and powerful woman in the media in South Africa, former Editor-in-Chief of Huisgenoot, You and Drum, Esmaré Weideman has a colossal challenge. As the boss of Media24 she is responsible for the commercial success of Africa’s largest publishing group, which includes top news titles like Beeld, Rapport, City Press and the […]

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